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Moon Light World Map

The map below shows where the Moon is visible from the Earth, depending on weather conditions and moon phases.
The white dot Moon symbol symbolizes the position of the Moon, and the yellow sun Sun symbol symbolizes the position of the sun.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Thursday, February 27, 2014 at 11:30:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun symbol. At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
  • The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: Moon symbol. At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.

Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 5%

Previous phaseThird QuarterSaturday, February 22, 2014 at 5:17 PM
Next phaseNew MoonSaturday, March 1, 2014 at 8:01 AM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, February 27, 2014 at 11:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 11' South, Longitude: 15° 51' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.07 meters/second, 1569.8 km/hour, 975.5 miles/hour or 847.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 25.4"16.26 miwest0° 00' 09.5"0.18 minorth16.26 mi
1 hour14° 25' 27.1"975.30 miwest0° 09' 40.2"11.08 minorth975.65 mi
24 hours13° 38' 09.8"922.02 mieast4° 11' 59.7"288.66 minorth972.29 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownThu 11:30 AM1170 km727 miles632 nmEast-southeast ESE
MonroviaThu 11:30 AM2121 km1318 miles1145 nmNorth-northeast NNE
RecifeThu 8:30 AM2133 km1326 miles1152 nmWest W
FreetownThu 11:30 AM2304 km1432 miles1244 nmNorth N
AbidjanThu 11:30 AM2337 km1452 miles1262 nmNortheast NE
YamoussoukroThu 11:30 AM2405 km1495 miles1299 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ConakryThu 11:30 AM2410 km1498 miles1302 nmNorth N
SalvadorThu 8:30 AM2460 km1529 miles1328 nmWest W
AccraThu 11:30 AM2616 km1625 miles1412 nmNortheast NE
BissauThu 11:30 AM2659 km1652 miles1436 nmNorth N

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